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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Full-Length Play

Bertolt Brecht, Stephen Sharkey

1930s Chicago. Small time crime boss Arturo and his men offer
protection.

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

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Summary
Protection for workers, jobs, businesses. As the Great Depression hits the City's fortunes, Arturo strikes a deal and makes a killing until soon his shadow looms from the markets to the docks. But whether you're with him or against him, you can't ignore the resistible rise of Arturo Ui
History
Liverpool Playhouse, 30 September 2011
  • Time Period 1930s
  • Setting Chicago
  • Features Period Costumes

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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came ...
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Stephen Sharkey

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